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    Liz is going to Wexford Festival Opera

    Davide Bartolucci, Filippo Fontana & Marie-Eve Munger in Don Bucefalo by Antonio Cagnoni Wexford Festival Opera 2014 On Wednesday 22nd October, we'll be broadcasting live from the foyer of Whites Hotel in the heart of Wexford. Liz will be getting backstage news and views from cast and crew members of the three main operas Salome, Silent Night and Don Bucefalo.

    Are you a regular at Wexford Festival Opera? Were you a volunteer at WFO? Liz would love about Festivals past. Email us your WFO memories.

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Wednesday 22 October 2014


    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Liz Nolan broadcasts live from the first night of Wexford Opera Festival. Oscar Wilde's Salomé is the opening opera and Liz will have backstage news and interview.

    Competition Time

    This week Liz has the fantastic prize of two tickets to hear the Tallis Scholars in concert at the National Concert Hall as they open the 2014-15 Choral Series at the NCH on Thursday 6th November. The winner will also get complimentary overnight  accommodation for two people with B&B at the luxurious Shelbourne Hotel on St. Stephen’s Green on the night of the concert.

    Walton's Music for Schools Competition 2015

    The annual Waltons Music for Schools Competition is a national  celebration of music in Irish schools. The competition awards a total of €10,000 worth of vouchers for musical instruments, accessories, books, music technology or PA equipment from Waltons Music.

    Liz will announce the year’s twelve Finalist schools on Friday, 20 March 2015. More information and entry forms, here.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:11
      Title: Prelude To Salome
      Composer: Mariotte, Antoine
      Performer(s): Orchestre National De Montpellier Lr
      Performer(s): Orchestre National De Montpellier Lr
      Album: Antoine Mariotte: Salome, Accord, 442 8553
      Duration: 3:02
    • 16:28
      Title: The Tempest: Finale
      Composer: Vine, Carl
      Performer(s): Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Diana Doherty (Oboe), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Carl Vine: The Tempest, ABC Classics, ABC 476226-7
      Duration: 2:41
    • 16:33
      Title: Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo -- Cavalleria Rusticana
      Complete Work Name: Cavalleria Rusticana
      Composer: Mascagni, Pietro
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana (Recordno: 8.660022), Naxos, 8.660022
      Duration: 3:39
    • 16:38
      Title: Organ Concerto In F Major Op.4 No.4 (I) Allegro
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Sixteen
      Album: Handel Coronation Anthems - The Sixteen / Harry Christophers, Coro Records, COR16066
      Duration: 4:09
    • 16:47
      Title: Andante Festivo
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): National Orchestra Of Sweden (Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra)
      Album: Aurora: Music of the Northern Lights ~~ CDG04132, Deutsche Grammophon, 471747-2
      Duration: 5:05
    • 17:03
      Title: Espana -- Espana
      Composer: Waldteufel, Emile
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Waldteufel: Bal Au Second Empire, Fnac Music, 592311
      Duration: 6:02
    • 17:17
      Title: Chi Mi Ha Tolto...
      Composer: Cagnoni, Antonio
      Performer(s): Angelica Girardi (Sop)
      Performer(s): Angelica Girardi (Sop), Graziano De Pace (Tenor), Orchestra Internazionale D'Italia
      Album: Antonio Cagnoni: Don Bucefalo, Dynamic, CDS 634/1=2
      Duration: 3:02
    • 17:23
      Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor Op. 85 - Movement I - Adagio / Moderato
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Favourite Cello Concertos - Julian Lloyd Webber - Disk 2, Philips, 462 115-2
      Duration: 8:12
    • 17:34
      Title: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
      Composer: Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 417747) ~~ G067812, Decca, 417747
      Duration: 2:34
    • 17:50
      Title: Job - A Masque For Dancing - Scene Vii - Pavane Of The Sons Of The Morning
      Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Vaughan Williams: Job etc. - London Philharmonic Orchestra: Vernon Handley, EMI, 7243 5 758314 2 9
      Duration: 2:06
    • 17:55
      Title: Symphony No. 2 In D Major Op. 36 - Movement Iv - Allegro
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven: The Symphonies - Geirg Solti: Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Disk 1, Decca, 475 9090
      Duration: 6:35
    • 18:03
      Title: Dance Of The Reed Flutes
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 410873-2), Deutsche Grammophon, 410873-2
      Duration: 2:18
    • 18:13
      Title: Woodlark Rondo
      Complete Work Name: Woodlark Rondo
      Composer: Panormo, F.
      Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano)
      Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano)
      Album: Fallen Leaves from an Irish Album - Una Hunt, RTÉ lyric fm, CD109
      Duration: 2:15
    • 18:16
      Title: L'Ile Enchantee No.1 Prelude
      Composer: Sullivan, Arthur
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Sullivan: Ballet Music, Marco Polo, 8.223460
      Duration: 5:14
    • 18:25
      Title: Les Fêtes D'Hébé (Scene 6) Gavottes 1 And 2
      Composer: Rameau, Jean Philippe
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Les Arts Florissants
      Album: Musique De Ballet ~~ L806312, Erato, 3984-26129-2
      Duration: 2:20
    • 18:34
      Title: Fireworks Music: Overture (Allegro)
      Complete Work Name: Music For The Royal Fireworks Hwv351
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Le Concert Spirituel
      Album: Haendel - Water Music and Fireworks Music (Recordno: Gcd921606), Glossa, Gcd921606
      Duration: 5:07
    • 18:39
      Title: Harp Concerto (3rd Movement) Allegro Giocoso
      Complete Work Name: Harp Concerto Op.74
      Composer: Gliere, Reinhold
      Performer(s): Osian Ellis (Harp)
      Performer(s): Osian Ellis (Harp), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Gliere/ Glazunov Concertos, Decca, 435832
      Duration: 4:36
    • 18:56
      Title: Boogie-Woodie
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Counterpoise
      Performer(s): Counterpoise
      Album: Deadly Pleasures: Counterpoise, Deux-Elles, DXL 1151
      Duration: 2:27

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